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Sometimes we find ourselves locked in a judgement about somebody - which limits growth and interferes with the quality of the relationship. Relationships that feel out of balance or especially sticky (as in, when you think of them, you get a heavy, stuck, or tense feeling in your body) can leave us feeling uncomfortable and, if thought about often enough, in dis-ease.
Further to this, if we decide to avoid the relationship (ie. the discomfort) this can actually perpetuate dis-ease! So what can we do to break up this pattern? You guessed it! Step into the discomfort, rather than away from it. It will actually begin to transform the relationship and create more ease. This requires changing the role that you have played in this relationship (victim, blamer, challenger, controller, aloof, the accommodating one, caretaker, listener, mediator, pleaser, protector, peace keeper, deceiver...) because the friction in the relationship shows that your current role is not working for you!
Challenge 10 ➵ TRANSFORM YOUR RELATIONSHIP
Identify a relationship with a friend or family member that you would like to transform. Ask yourself, "How have I participated in the result of the relationship? What is the role that I have played in this relationship that has contributed to this outcome? What comes along with the role that I am playing? Why do I continue to play this role? Am I willing to play a different role in this relationship in order to transform it? What would that look like?
✍🏻 Choosing to reinvent your role is an essential practice in empowering yourself in your relationships - your health is worth it! Tell us what you came up with in the comments! 👇🏼✨